Corporate Social Responsibility

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Shanta Holdings Ltd. is the main founder and primary financier of Ashulia Women and Children Hospital (AWCH). It is a fully philanthropic non-profit hospital located in Beron, Ashulia right on the Tongi -Ashulia-EPZ bypass road. This hospital’s mission is to support the overall development of women and children and the medical needs of the underprivileged segment of society. The Hospital runs and operates under a trust chaired by renowned national pediatrician Prof. Dr. M Q-K Talukder. Mr. Khondoker Monir Uddin, the Managing Director of Shanta, is a member of the Board of Trustees who acts as the chief advisor and counselor to the trust.
This hospital has been in operation since 2004, occupying a land area of 3.76 acres with a current built-up area of approximately 250,000 sft. in an 8 storied building. It caters mainly to outpatient services 24 hours x 7 days a week. This 250-bed hospital is equipped with 12 ICUs, 08 HDUs, 12 NICUs, 12 Neonatology and over 100 doctors and physicians of various specialties including a number of senior consultants. The hospital is also equipped ​Dialysis centre, Diagnostic lab, Emergency wing and more, ensuring comprehensive care for our patients.

AWCH research programs were initiated to address MDG goals by assisting the government in reducing child mortality and making other improvements. A couple of research findings were submitted to the government of Bangladesh and also published in different international medical journals with appreciation. AWCH has adopted a master plan to construct a Medical College in the near future.
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